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Shakespearean Glossary (pg. 2)

Find out what William Shakespeare really meant with this Shakspearean glossary!
William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Vocab A - Z

  • Hence: From this time forward. For example, two weeks hence means two weeks from now.
  • Honest: A virgin.
  • Indifferent: Ordinary, not different.
  • Jack: A mean man.
  • Jar: The ticking of a clock or to tick like a clock.
  • Knave: Either a young boy or a male servant.
  • Lozel: A cheap person.
  • Moe: More. Listen to any rap album - this one is making a comeback!
  • Ninny: A fool or a jester.
  • Ope: To open
  • Perchance: Perhaps, possibly or maybe.
  • Quat: A pimple. Also an insult (cuz no one likes to be called a pimple).
  • Rood: The crucifix, which is the cross that Jesus was nailed to.
  • Shent: Another multi-purpose word: this one means either blamed, hurt or to criticize.
  • Thee/Thou/Thy: All these are different forms of 'your'.
  • Utterance: An extremity like an arm or a leg.
  • Venge: To seek revenge.
  • Waft: To wave, summon, or to turn.
  • Yonder: An indicated place. Similar to saying 'over there'.
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palmtree5454

palmtree5454 wrote:

The only reason why this is half helpful is because I have a homework and all the words I need are right here. But if you like him. Good for you.
commented: Mon Oct 14, 2013

MiaThermopolis
i hate shakespeare!!!!!!!!!!
commented: Wed Oct 02, 2013

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

Julius anyone
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